Cooperant Update: The Struggle for Justice Continues in Rabinal Vecinos Case

The Rabinal Community Legal Clinic (ABJP). Photo credit: Sabrina Jeria By: Sabrina Jeria, a cooperant with the Rabinal Community Legal Clinic Ongoing Threats to the Struggle for Justice Almost every day, a new headline demonstrates the ongoing dismantling of the rule of law and the erosion of Guatemala’s [...]

Cooperant Update: As Seasons Change, the CCDA Builds Soil, Power, and Land Defense Cases

Members of the CCDA and BTS travel to Macho Creek to learn community members' ties to the land. Photo credit: Raphael Freston By: Raphael Freston, a cooperant with the Highlands Small Farmers Committee (CCDA) Shifting Seasons Come April, fireflies flit through San Lucas Tolimán at dawn. Community members [...]

BTS Community Development Cooperant Program

BTS Community Development Cooperant Program The Maritimes-Guatemala Breaking the Silence Network (BTS) is recruiting cooperants to serve in Guatemala for 6-12 months to support the work of our Guatemalan partners. As a BTS Community Development Cooperant, you will support Guatemalan organizations engaged in the struggle for [...]

Welcome, BTS Summer Cooperants!

This summer, two students from Dalhousie University will be joining BTS for a 14-week work term. These positions are funded by the Nova Scotia Student Summer Skill Incentive program. During these 14 weeks, current Cooperants Laura Robinson and Indigo Christ will introduce them to BTS’s mission, history, and projects, [...]

2021-12-07T18:31:55-04:00June 22nd, 2021|Cooperant Program|
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